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H: 22.2 cm; D (rim): 9.3 cm, (foot): 10.7 cm
On Display
about 1730
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Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
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Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Large, bell-shaped or thistle bowl with band of polished circles below the rim; the sides richly engraved, a crowned circular reserve with scrolled framing, enclosing a shield with coat of arms demi-eagle and bends (arms of the city of Nuremberg); joined with floral swags to a minor monogram "MJ" in a crowned circular panel with scrolled framing; engraved cross-hatched band with pendants below; base of bowl solid, enclosing nine air bubbles, arranged in a circle of eight around a single bubble; stem composed of a flattened disk above a large inverted baluster enclosing multiple air beads; conical foot with engraved panels of diapering, scrolls, and stylized flowers on the upper surface; rough pontil mark.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23